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Thrift Store Finds: Georgie (book and LP)

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

This week, we’ll be looking at Georgie by Robert Bright, originally published in 1944 by Doubleday and Co, republished in 1968 by Scholastic Book Services.

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I paid 50 cents for my copy, which included both a small version of the original book and a vinyl recording of the story.

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thrift store finds: viewmaster and vm reels (part two!)

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 17, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

This is a continuation of last week’s Thrift Store Find. Go read that before you read this.

I wanted to write a little more about the collection of ViewMaster slides I bought but this presented a problem. I had no way to accurately capture pictures of these slides! I am sure there exists some means by which ViewMaster reels can be brought to the Internet, but I’m not aware of those processes. I had just about given up on the idea altogether when the thrift store fates intervened and I found this beauty at a rummage sale.

A View Master projector!

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